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  • Vol 55 No 15
  •  25th July 2014

Writing development into law

The drama of French military operations in Africa eclipses the fact that the continent is the target of almost all its admittedly tiny bilateral aid

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Africa policy moves up the agenda

To the surprise of many, Franco-African relations have emerged as a priority of French President François Hollande’s approach to international affairs. This stems from wider reasons than the security threat posed by Islamist terrorism in the Sahara and Sa...

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Who’s Who in French Africa policy

Responsibility for foreign policy is primarily shared between the President François Hollande and the Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The President’s Africa Advisor is Hélène le Gal, a career diplomat who served in Burkina Faso...

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Intervention by consent

France sees itself as a participant in the struggle against jihadism across the Sahel and Sahara but insists it will not take sides in internal conflicts between governments and local rebel groups, such as in the clash between Tuareg nationalists and the ...

  • Vol 55 No 14
  •  11th July 2014

Shame about the politics

The players are good but big problems lie at the organisational level

  • Vol 55 No 10
  •  16th May 2014

Red flag over Africa

'Unbreakable friendship’ was the slogan for the tour by China’s Premier. ‘Unending salesmanship’ would have served just as well

  • Vol 55 No 10
  •  16th May 2014

Richard Kershaw

Richard Kershaw, Editor of Africa Confidential from 1963 to 1968, has died aged 80. In 2000, he wrote this article for a booklet we produced on AC's history, Africa 2000 – 40 years of Africa Confidential. He also selected four of his favourite articles fr...

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Some partners are more equal than others

The Brussels summit confounds low expectations to produce agreements on security and migration but fails again on trade

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Security and trade top the Euro-Africa agenda

Europe is hosting African leaders in Brussels before they head off for summits in Delhi, Beijing and Washington

  • Vol 55 No 6
  •  21st March 2014

Ecobank's next act

Albert Essien, the new Chief Executive of Ecobank, told delegates at the Africa CEO Forum in Geneva on 18 March that the bank would relentlessly focus on the future after its recent governance ructions. A week earlier, Essien was appointed by the board of...

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